Enryaku 24 (延暦二十四年)
Timeline of 805
- 805/6 Saichô returns from China, and brings tea seeds with him.
- 805/12 Fujiwara Otsugu advises that construction on Heian-kyô, and military activities (incl. the subjugation of the Emishi) be ceased, for the sake of benevolent rule. Construction is halted.
Other Events of 805
- Emperor Shunzong ascends to the throne in China; roughly six months later, he abdicates in favor of his son, who takes the throne as Emperor Xianzong.
Births and Deaths
- Emperor Dezong of Tang dies.